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Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Register now to participate in this year's Paddle Oars Kick'N Raft Race on August 27, 2022. Races start on the Wayne Street Bridge, running from noon until 2:00 pm. Depending on the raft, paddle, and water level, time on the water will vary. All proceeds of this event will go toward this year's…
Wednesday, June 1, 2022
Festival of Fun starts the day at Wayne Street Bridge, launching homemade raft and kayak races scheduled to begin at noon and continue till 2:00 pm. Next, the Ducky Splash drops at Broadway at 3:00 pm. In addition to the racing, a full schedule of events, including activities for children, is in…
Sapphire Gala
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
This year's United Way annual kick-off celebrates 65 years of a lasting legacy. Dress is cocktail attire, dinner, DJ, live auction, cash bar, and Monte Carlo games. All proceeds go toward this year's Lasting Legacy 1:1 matching grant for the homeless and United Way's initiatives. Register now to…
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Start buying your ducks now for the second annual Splash and Dash Ducky Derby for Charity Saturday, August 27, 2022 This year ducky drop starts on the west side of Broadway Bridge at 3:00 pm and runs to the ramp at Peru Fire Department. All proceeds will go to the Lasting Legacy, a 1:1 matching…
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Festival of Trees and Gingerbread Village runs from November to December 4. Drawing will take place on December 4 at the craft show at Riverview Event Center. All the proceeds will go toward the Lasting Legacy, a 1:1 matching grant for homeless and United Way initiatives. Riverview Event Center…
Thursday, May 5, 2022
For more than 65 years, the United Way of Miami County has been working to make Miami County a great place to live and work. But homelessness is a growing issue in Miami County, especially in Peru. United Way is one of several service providers. We strive to alleviate the grip of homelessness on…
Thursday, May 5, 2022
For more than 65 years, the United Way of Miami County has been working to make Miami County a great place to live and work. Its mission is to bond people and resources together to build a robust and healthier community. They’ve invested in the most effective programs and initiatives. Created…